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Henderson County News

I-40 bridge work near Tennessee line will create bottleneck

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JONATHAN CREEK – A contractor for the N.C. Department of Transportation will launch a two-year project on Monday to completely replace two bridges on Interstate 40 in Haywood County.   Read Story »

Tags: NCDOT | highway construction | NCDOT road maintenance

Henderson County Four Seasons Politics

Legislature begins a shift in how state pays for roadwork

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When the North Carolina General Assembly enacted its budget revision for the 2022-23 fiscal year, it contained a major change in how the state funds roads.   Read Story »

Tags: NCDOT | gas | transportation | NCDOT cash shortfall | highway construction | NCDOT road maintenance | gas tax

Flat Rock News

Road updates: I-26, Kanuga Road, White Street, U.S. 64 roundabouts, N.C. 191

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The widening of I-26 in Henderson County from the Buncombe line to Four Seasons Boulevard is about 25 percent complete and a little behind schedule because of weather, Lonnie Watkins, the NCDOT engineer for Henderson, Polk and Transylvania counties, told the Henderson County Transportation Advisory Committee last week.   Read Story »

Tags: Kanuga Road | NC 191 widening | NCDOT cash shortfall | NCDOT road maintenance

Henderson County News

GOOD JOB! NEEDS WORK ... Fire response, shooting down Bird, road repairs

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Tags: volunteer fire departments | Blue Ridge Fire & Rescue | NCDOT cash shortfall | Bird | NCDOT road maintenance

Henderson County News

Kanuga Lake Road to reopen; other repairs lag

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Eleven months after a big rainstorm caused a section of Kanuga Lake Road to collapse, a repair job is under way that should lead to the reopening of the road later this month.   Read Story »

Tags: NCDOT | Kanuga Conference Center | NCDOT cash shortfall | NCDOT road maintenance